Check out this week’s recommended reading list! We’ve got ten great blogs to check out on resilience, mental health and wellness, leadership, emotional intelligence and more!

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Resilience Is The Key For Leaders In Professional Services Firms on Forbes

“Being thrown into a way of working that many were not familiar with had led some to become frustrated that they were not performing at their best.” For many people, but especially those in professional service firms, being taken out of the office and away from their clients has made the past year one of the most difficult for them in recent history.

 People Who Use These 3 Smart Phrases Have Very High Emotional Intelligence on Inc.com

“Improving emotional intelligence is one of the most important things any business leader can do.” In this article, the author discusses “how great leaders can use strategies involving emotionally intelligent language to motivate teams and achieve business goals.”

12 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence — Plus Tips for Building It on Healthline

“Low emotional intelligence can show up in various ways. Some of these manifestations affect the people around you, so you might notice some challenges with maintaining your relationships.” Check out this article and learn not only how to recognise low emotional intelligence, but how to build it.

Coach Your Mind For Resilience In The Workplace, Just Like Professional Athletes on Forbes

Due to the impact of the pandemic, many organisations are only now scrambling to introduce mental health support programs for their employees. The sports industry however, has been prioritising athlete’s wellness for years. “So any organization that’s newly prioritizing mental wellbeing and performance can stand to learn a lot from sports psychology.”

Mental health at the workplace: why is this topic so important? On Times of Malta

 Many workplaces are still not paying the attention they should to employee’s mental health. By doing this, not only are they not fulfilling their responsibility as employers, but they are also missing out on the benefits associated with having an emotionally supported workforce. “They may not realise how mental healthcare can help organisations stay ahead in the corporate challenges facing many businesses today.”

3 Reasons Investing in Employee Resilience Pays Off on Entrepreneur

“Resilience is more than a ‘nice to have.’ Companies that foster a resilient workforce enjoy better financial performance, more productivity and happier employees according to new research from the behavioral scientists at BetterUp.”

Managing The Workplace Experience: How To Get It Right on Forbes

“Whether or not an organization went remote or not, nearly every employee experienced the workplace as a radically different scenario. Now we get to catch up, and actually work on managing it.”

 Looking Inward Can Make You a Better Leader on Entrepreneur

“In the race for productivity, we often overlook activities that help us to maintain our emotional equilibrium, to approach others with empathy, and to refresh our creativity. But this inner work is actually part of every leader’s job. It is an essential part of what you get paid to do.”

The office is not dead. Here’s why on FastCompany

“Lately we’ve seen lots of obituaries for the office. The pandemic caused a massive shift to work from home (WFH) among knowledge and service workers.” Check out this article about why it will be important to return to the office and the benefits of doing do.

7 Simple Yet Effective Ways to Boost Employee Morale on Inc.com

This article outlines 7 ways you can try to improve the morale of your team, such as having regular check-ins and taking time for your own mental health. What are you doing to improve your employee’s morale?

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